Taking the Lead on School Nutrition

June 24, 2009

The beverage industry has always recognized that childhood obesity is a complex problem that requires comprehensive solutions. In fact, helping our children…

What Media are Saying About the Soda Tax

June 18, 2009

This week, Sip & Savor has spent some time focusing on what people are saying about the soda tax. We've captured opinions of experts, as well as real…

A Soda Tax: What The Experts Are Saying

June 17, 2009

To keep with our theme this week of letting others do the "talking" on a potential soda tax to help pay for health care reform - remember, it's only a…

The People Are Speaking, Clearly: Don't Tax Our Soda

June 16, 2009

The idea of a soda tax has been bantered about in Washington for several weeks now, but it has yet to become a formal proposal. And we hope it doesn't…

Industry's School Work Gets an "A" -- Again

June 12, 2009

Our industry's leading companies took a bold leap three years ago. Working with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, our companies developed national…

A Summer of More Change Coming

June 4, 2009

As the students get ready to leave their schools for the summer, it doesn't mean that those buildings are going to lie dormant for two months or so. They…

In A Fast-Paced World, Take the Time to Find the Facts

June 3, 2009

In today's fast-paced world, information is readily available at the click of a mouse. But the downside to the wonderful world of the Internet, iPhones…

Remembering Maine

May 26, 2009

As the Senate Finance Committee considers potential funding options for health care reform, Maine Republican Sen. Olympia Snowe offers lessons from her…

Experts to Feds: Think Before you Tax Soda

May 20, 2009

A group of tax analysts are cautioning federal lawmakers to do their research before taxing soft drinks and other sweetened beverages, a concept currently…

Truth Gets in Way of Good Spin

May 14, 2009

Yesterday, an American Beverage Association senior vice president and Michael Jacobson of the Center for Science in the Public Interest debated Jacobson's…